Tag Archives: God our Helper

Another fine mess?

Our help is in the name of the Lord,      who made heaven and earth. Psalm 124:8 ESV As a preschooler, my curiosity (I can’t bring myself to say my stupidity) led to me finding myself with my head caught … Continue reading

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Up from the dust!

He raises the poor from the dust      and lifts the needy from the ash heap, to make them sit with princes,      with the princes of his people. He gives the barren woman a home,      making her the … Continue reading

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Psalm 109: 1-5; 21-31 ESV

Be not silent, O God of my praise! For wicked and deceitful mouths are opened against me,      speaking against me with lying tongues. They encircle me with words of hate,      and attack me without cause. In return for … Continue reading

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Psalm 108

A Song. A Psalm of David. My heart is steadfast, O God! I will sing and make melody with all my being! Awake, O harp and lyre! I will awake the dawn! I will give thanks to you, O Lord, … Continue reading

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Trials and Troubles?

9 Because you have made the Lord your dwelling place—      the Most High, who is my refuge— 10 no evil shall be allowed to befall you,      no plague come near your tent. 11 For he will command his angels concerning you … Continue reading

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God’s School of Rock?

“But my people did not listen to my voice;      Israel would not submit to me. So I gave them over to their stubborn hearts,      to follow their own counsels. Oh, that my people would listen to me,      … Continue reading

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Psalm 81

To the choirmaster: according to The Gittith. Of Asaph. Sing aloud to God our strength; shout for joy to the God of Jacob! Raise a song; sound the tambourine, the sweet lyre with the harp. Blow the trumpet at the … Continue reading

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